Divorce Due to Medical Bills!? Sometimes It Makes Sense

By Eve Kaplan, Certified Financial Planner® Practitioner Divorce amongst older couples is on the rise in this country due to spiraling medical/long-term care costs. Soaring medical/nursing care expenses are aggravated by longevity and uninsured risk (no long-term care insurance in place). Although unappetizing, divorce – when compared with alternatives — may inflict the least amount […]

Money and Your Brain

By Eve Kaplan, CFP® Practitioner There’s a growing body of research on the connection between brain wiring and financial decision-making. Formerly discrete academic areas (economics, psychology, physiology) are converging as experts explore what drives individual financial decision-making. “The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind” by Barbara Strauch (NY […]